National title contenders Duke, Villanova and Kansas all won on Friday, as did a Texas Tech team that spent much of the year in the top 10.
Instead of shortening its bench in March, Florida State uses 11 guys. That fosters camaraderie and fuels a swarming, fast-paced style.
Williams would have been a first-round pick had he entered last year's draft, but he had more he wanted to achieve in college.
Video of the Michigan player's gesture spread as quickly as clips of the buzzer-beating 3-pointer that preceded it.
Sixteen potential Final Fours, some chosen for basketball reasons and others chosen for reasons scarcely related to basketball at all.
Davis referenced athletes kneeling during the national anthem unprovoked in the midst of his introductory news conference.
Clemson showed patience with Brownell despite a six-year NCAA tournament drought. Now he has the Tigers surging into the Sweet 16.
A dizzying weekend of upsets has given way to a Sweet 16 missing a handful of oddsmakers' pre-tournament title favorites.
Nobody would have blamed Wagner if he ran right past Houston's Corey Davis, but that he didn't says a lot about his character.
Coaches of past underdogs recall the challenge of getting their teams to refocus after pulling historic first-round upsets.
Said one of the Cougars, "It was clearly a foul, but we felt like we were playing 5-on-8. I'm not going to be shy about that."
The star of the Thundering Herd's first-ever NCAA tournament win enrolled four years ago without even meeting coach Dan D'Antoni.
Two 5-12 games with upset potential and an appearance from prized freshman Michael Porter Jr. highlight Friday's slate.
On the Loyola Chicago bench, they spilled onto the court in jubilation. On the Miami bench, they covered their faces with their hands in disbelief. With Loyola down one and only a few seconds left in regulation, guard Marques Townes sped up court, drew a crowd of Miami defenders and fed the ball to
Trae Young's thrilling freshman season ended Thursday in the most fitting possible way. He tried to put Oklahoma on his back in the opening round of the NCAA tournament, but the burden of carrying the Sooners proved too great.